Garden party, animal, tribal, digitized prints and pattern prints are a major trend this season. Floral prints take the lead and add a flirty and romantic style. Animal prints are always hot, but for this season look for animals of a different color to set you apart. Tribal prints offer a bold and colorful twist to any ensemble. The digital, geometric, and abstract prints will also dominate this season in rich and bright colors. Prints will be showing up in all fabric types, silhouettes, and accessories - pick your style and show it off. Dress in all-over prints or just tops to make the hottest print trends of the season work for you.
Leather, Fringe, and Feathers:
Spring 2011 has brought leather, suede, fringe, and feathers out as a fashion must-have. Wear this trend as flirty detailing or go a little more punk with rock star studs. Dresses and skirts are embellished with feathers in an arrangement of colors for a more flirty edge, while lightweight leathers will be seen with rocked out biker looks. But don’t worry, this trend can be taken in to the office with lady like suiting that has details of leather, suede, fringe, and feathers. Fringe is one of the most popular additions that can add glamour to suits, coats, and dresses.
Stripes, shoulder detail, and gold accents are classic styles that are always trendy and will give a chic touch to your look. Add Americana pieces to your wardrobe through dresses, detailed trousers, shorts, and scarves. This is one classic trend to definitely invest in. No matter where you live or who you are, this is a classic staple trend that should always be in your closet. Wear this hot trend as a total look, or just hints of the classic Americana style with amazing accessories.
Trends in shoes are getting just as hot as the trends in clothing. Today designers are jumping in with both feet to design amazing shoes that follow the fashion trends. Buying a great shoe is a wonderful way to wear a hot trend without over-doing it. Look for the shoe that fits your personal style and has unique details. For spring 2011, shoe trends follow the fashion trends that we just went over - lace, sheer, prints, ect. You can find these trends in just about any style shoe, but the must-have styles are booties, flats, platforms, and wedges.
The perfect item to dress up, dress down, or even take to the office! The Shirtdress is flattering on most figures. Wear it alone or with a trendy sandal for a more casual beachy look. This dress can also be topped off with a classic belt and great accessories to spice it up for a night on the town. Wear this great trend to the office with a simple flat or great heel. Don’t forget to grab your favorite blazer to make it business fashionable. The Shirtdress is this season’s most versatile trend.
It’s all about romance, and what is more romantic than lace? Look for lace items that have more of a craft vintage feel to them with a romantic sensual side, not girly or seductive. You can wear lace as an all-over trend or just small accent details. Don’t be afraid to mix lace with unexpected fabrics such as linen and leather for your own personal style. This trend can carry you from day to evening with a quick change of accessories.
Sheer fabric is a must have trend for spring 2011. This trend can be worn in a classy, sophisticated manner. Or take a softer approach and create a romantic ambiance with sex appeal. You can choose to go demure modest, or sexy and seductive with the same garment just by changing the type of garment worn underneath. Look for sheer fabrics with color and print for an unexpected twist, or layer with pops of color to make this trend your own.
Think Bridgette Bardot. 50’s styling is influencing the newest fashion trends and our everyday life. Classic Americana is everywhere from what you wear to what you eat. Even your household items are becoming 50’s retro. To get this classic look, go for shapes that accentuate curves and add femininity. Today’s strong woman is looking for classic sexy sophistication. To get this trend, look for clothing that has structure through your bodice and is fitted in the waist while still having a fun flirty feeling, like an A-line or flared dress. If you don’t want to go full 50’s, try adding small details like neck scarves, bows, and other modern accessories.